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"shop-soiled" in British English

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shop-soiledadjective

uk   /ˈʃɒp.sɔɪld/  us   /ˈʃɑːp-/ UK (US shopworn)
If ​goodssold in ​shops are shop-soiled, they are ​slightlydirty or ​damaged and ​thereforereduced in ​price.
(Definition of shop-soiled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shop-soiled" in Business English

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shop-soiledadjective

uk   us   UK (US shopworn) COMMERCE
used to describe ​goods in a ​store that have become ​dirty or ​damaged and that are often ​sold at ​reducedprices: The ​standard of ​quality of secondhand or shop-soiled ​goods is clearly less than of ​brand new ​goods.
(Definition of shop-soiled from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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